Friday, July 23, 2010

The 4th Annual Malaysian Student Leaders Summit 2010


What of New Economic Model? What of corruption? The attacks of places of worship, the parading of religous symbols, racial fears etc....... Its time for the Malaysian students and student leaders to come together, and let our opinions known. And of course, it includes we Malaysian medical students, after all, this is our Malaysia, we want to be part of its development, we want to voice out our opinions and we want our aspirations to be heard.

The Annual Malaysian Student Leaders Summit is organized by the United Kingdom and Eire Council for Malaysian Students (UKEC), it is hoped that the participants will develop a better understandings on the issues facing our nations, and hence be better prepared to undertake the unique challenges that lie ahead in charting the way forward for Malaysia.

It will be held on 31st July and 1st August 2010 at Nikko Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

The proposed program agenda will be as follow:

DAY ONE- 31st July 2010 (Saturday)

Royal Officiating Adress "The Role of Youth in Malaysian Society"

  • Y.B.M. Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah, former finance minister

The Responsibility of Media towards Nation Building - "The Tri-lemma of quality, ethics and independence"

  • YBhg Datuk Ahirudin Attan, Blogger, Editor of The Malay Mail and President of the National Press Club

  • YBhg Datuk Zainul Arifin Mohd Isa, NSTP Group Managing editor

  • Mr. Steven Gan, chief-editor of MalaysiaKini

  • Mr. Jahabar Sadiq, editor of Malaysian Insider

The NEM and 10th Malaysian Plan - "Economic Transformation and Its implication on Today's Generation"

  • Y.B. Dato' Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industry

  • Mr. Omar Mustapha, Managing Principal and Director of Ethos & Company

  • Y.B. Tony Pua, MP of Petaling Jaya Utara

  • Prof. Jomo Sundaram, Economist and UN Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development

  • Prof. Dr. Danny Quah, NEAC Council Member

Business in ASEAN and Beyond - "Raising the Benchmark for National Performance"

  • Pn. Rohana Tan Sri Mahmood, President of KL Business Club

  • Mr. John Pang, CEO of CIMB ASEAN Research Institute

  • YBhg Tan Sri Dato' Azman Bin Haji Mokhtar, Managing Director of Khazanah Nasional

  • Mr. Ganesh Kumar, CEO of MOL Berhad

Keynote Address - "The Role of Education in Shaping Today's Future; The Realisation of 1Malaysia"

  • Y.A.B. Tan Sri Muhyiddin Hj. Mohd Yassin, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia

DAY TWO - 1st August 2010

Young Talents - "Reaching for the Unconventional Dream"

  • YBhg Datuk Nichol Ann David, national squash player

  • Mr. Timothy Tiah, Executive Director of Nuffnang

  • Mr. Jason Lo, singer and entrepreneur

Malaysian Politics - "The Malaysian Political Mindset: Will Politics of Ideology Trump that of Race?"

  • Y.B. Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar, UMNO Youth Chief

  • Y.B. Khalid Abdul Samad, MP of Shah Alam

  • Y.B. Dato' Ibrahim Ali, MP of Pasir Mas

Youth - "Lowering Youth Voting Age: Enpowering Youth, Enlarging Electrorates, Aspiring Politics"

  • Mr. Faizal Abdul Aziz, PKPIM President

  • YTM Zainal Abidin Tuanku Muhriz, IDEAS

Closing Address - "The Stability of the State, Crime in Malaysia and Role of the Police"

  • Y.B. Dato' Seri Hishammudin Tun Hussien, Minister of Home Affairs

*Speakers are subject to change

Some of might think that, does it have anything to do with medical profession? Well, some are not, but some has indirect effects on our Healthcare industry. Concerning and caring about the country's policy, issues and directions are the basic responsibilites of all Malaysians. You might get to learn something by the end of the summit, and also get the opportunity to know our leaders, and also Malaysian student leaders from all around the world, to expand your social networking.

Registration is FREE. If you are interested, please kindly log on here for further information and registration. Don't miss the opportunity!!

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